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MLK50 Forward Activities in Atlanta Open to AoP Network

Academy of Preachers participates in MLK50 Forward activities to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. April 7-9, 2018.

Sunday, April 8, 2018 – Worldwide Preaching Theme

Preaching Theme: “Together We Win with Love for Humanity”

Preachers in the AoP Network are encouraged to join with clergy across the world who will be delivering sermons on Saturday, April 7 or Sunday, April 8 that integrate the official theme of the MLK50 Forward commemoration, “Together We Win with Love for Humanity.” Download the Preaching Resources Guide: [Preaching Resources Guide]

Please send video clips and/or manuscript excerpts from your sermons on this theme to so that we can highlight them on our website and social media channels.

Monday, April 9, 2018 – March and Commemoration Services

All members of the Academy of Preachers network in the Atlanta area are invited to participate in the commemoration services. We will gather as a group at 9:30am at Ebenezer Baptist Church (Horizon Sanctuary) for the Remembrance Service. We will then join an estimated crowd of 15,000 to march as a group in the March for Humanity (12:00pm) to the Georgia State Capitol for the Love for Humanity Tribute (1:30pm), where Academy of Preachers President & CEO, Rev. Ernest A. Brooks III, will represent AoP and millennial religious.

If you are interested in participating in the commemorative activities in Atlanta, GA on Monday, April 9, please email us at to receive specific instructions.

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